ISBN 0 86025 527 1 by Charles Phillips
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The history of a pair of intertwined villages from the earliest times to the present. Much of the story is of a rural community getting on with its day to day business of farming, milling teaching, preaching, carrying, brick making " interrupted by the wider world in times of discord, such as the Black Death. the Peasants' Revolt, the Reformation, the Civil Wars, and the World Wars
Here can be found country business, cricket matches, religious conflicts, transport between neighbouring towns and villages, with stories of local dignitaries and ruffians and of humble folk in joy and in trouble. The book is illustrated with pictures of Stock as it is now and as it was early in the last century.
This and many other Ian Henry titles on Essex available in all good bookshops, including
Stock Post Office Stores, 36 High Street, Stock
C & B Porter Town Square, Stock
Hour Glass, 42 High Street, Ingatestone
Storyteller, 57 High Street, Billericay.

In case of difficulty, they can also be had direct from the publishers
IanHenry Publications, Ltd. 20
Park Drive,
Essex RM1 4LH
Tel: 01708 749119
Fax: 01708 736213
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